"Simultaneously published in the United Kingdom under the title 'A view of Delft : Vermeer then and now' by Chatto & Windus, London"--T.p. verso
"A John Macrae Book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. -262) and index
The story of Dutch master painter Jan Vermeer is told against the backdrop of the "golden age" of Dutch culture in the seventeenth century and offers a portrait of Vermeer's life, his artistic career, and his influence on the history of Western art